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In West Virginia, where Earth Day is every day, people are lending a “limb” to help deter forest degradation and fragmentation.

This time of year, piping plovers are returning to beaches up and down the East Coast, preparing to lay eggs and raise chicks in their summer homes. But where have these shorebirds been all winter? Biologists have discovered some in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

The Service and partners are helping communities realize a new vision of healthy, safe and connected river systems for people and wildlife.